(RED LAKE, ON) – Officers of the Red Lake Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged an adult Male driver with impaired driving on July 2, 2016 at 2:20 a.m.
During routine patrol, officers stopped a 2014 motor vehicle on Sixth street in Balmertown for a minor traffic violation. As officers were speaking with the driver they had a suspicion of alcohol. The driver was administered an Approved Screening Device (ASD). Failing the roadside device the driver was arrested and transported to the Red Lake Detachment for tests.
Christopher AYSANABEE, age 34, of Deer Lake, Ontario, is charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle with Over 80 Milligrams of Alcohol in 100 Millilitres of Blood contrary to Section 253(1)(b) of the Criminal Code.
AYSANABEE was released on a Promise to Appear in Red Lake Court on July 21, 2016. The vehicle was impounded for a minimum of 7 days and he was issued a mandatory drivers licence suspension.
The OPP reminds motorists that operating a vehicle under the influence of any amount of alcohol is dangerous and jeopardizes your own safety as well as the safety of others. If you are planning to consume alcohol then plan to have a sober person drive you home. The public may report an impaired driver by calling 911 or the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.